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[Canada] Nova Scotia to ban use of electronic cigarettes in indoor public places

Concerns over potential health risks posed by electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity among young people is driving legislation in Nova Scotia that would restrict sales and ban their use in indoor public places, the provincial health minister s
Canadian Press
added Oct 24, 2014 15:31

[Canada] Government to regulate e-cigs under tobacco legislation today

"The health and safety of Nova Scotians, especially our youth, is this government's number one priority," said Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. "We've worked hard to shift from a smoking culture toward a smoke-free culture in Nova Scotia. We do
Pictou County News (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:19

Are pot leaf, cigarette Halloween costumes for babies inappropriate? is selling both a baby cigarette costume...description for the cigarette says, “No worry of cancer with this cigarette costume. Who knew tobacco could look this cute?”
WFLD Television Fox (Chicago, IL)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:19

[California] Pot Leaves? Cigarettes? Some Complain Halloween Costumes For Kids Go Too Far

“This is our baby marijuana pot leaf costume,” says Johnathon Weeks, owner of BrandsOnSale, an online costume retailer and manufacturer in Banning.,,pot leaf costume is a favorite, so is a cigarette baby costume
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:17

California City Becomes First In State To Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

Healdsburg, California's city council voted 4-1 Monday to raise the age threshold required for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21. (California state law mandates that no tobacco products or paraphernalia are sold to anyone under 18.)
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:01

[USA] SIEGEL: Unlike Data from U.S., Data on Youth Electronic Cigarette Use in Poland is Concerning

this should be reassuring to public health advocates in the United States, where the data look very different and do not support the conclusion that e-cigarettes are serving as any sort of gateway to cigarette smoking. Second, it may be that country-spec
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:00

SIEGEL: New Research Suggests that Banning E-Cigarette Flavors Could Have Tragic Consequences

very little public health benefit at the expense of tragic consequences to ex-smokers, who would return to smoking in huge numbers, and to current smokers, who would continue to smoke combustible cigarettes rather than make a potentially successful quit o
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:58

[Canada] E-cigarettes to be banned in public indoor places in Nova Scotia

The use of e-cigarettes will be banned from use in indoor public places with changes to existing tobacco legislation, the government of Nova Scotia announced Friday. Health Minister Leo Glavine said the government wants to change the definition of smoke
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:05

[Canada] Amendments to Tobacco Legislation Introduced

Government introduced amendments today, Oct. 24, to regulate e-cigarettes, waterpipes and flavoured tobacco under the province's tobacco legislation... The definition of tobacco will be changed in the Tobacco Access Act to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 11:30

BLAIR: Your Health: If smokers understood what they’re really inhaling, chances are they’d quit

In summary, there is no healthy smoking device. They all cause cancer. In order to stop this epidemic we must become smarter consumers for those we love and ourselves. Smoking not only affects the smoker; it affects anyone that takes in secondhand smoke,
added Oct 24, 2014 10:55
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